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Porlock Toll Road

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Scenic Woodland Toll Road
Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Porlock (SS883468)
To:  Pittcombe Head (SS840462)
Distance:  4.2 miles (6.8 km)
Meets:  A39, A39
Traditional Counties


The Porlock Scenic Woodland Toll Road provides a scenic and less-steep alternative to the A39 Porlock Hill. It first opened in the 1840s, and has a maximum grade of 1 in 14 (vs the 1 in 4 of Porlock Hill).

Toll prices are: £1.00 for bicycles, £1.50 for motorcycles, £3.00 for cars, £5.00 for cars with caravans/motor caravans, and £10.00 for light lorries (there's a 7.5T weight limit) and coaches.


Porlock Toll Road
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